Sunrise UPC has officially appointed its executive leadership team mixing talent from both of the Swiss companies.
As previously reported in Broadband TV News, André Krause, becomes the CEO of the newly combined company, taking the same role he’s previously held at Sunrise. Severina Pascu comes in from the UK’s Virgin Media as Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer.
“Today’s leadership appointments at Sunrise UPC represent a huge step forward in Liberty Global’s ambition to create the most exciting connectivity platform the Swiss market has ever seen. I am incredibly proud that we have been able to appoint a team of such talented and experienced executives. Under Andre’s direction, I know that the whole Executive Committee will lead by example, providing continuity and strategic clarity as we cement our plans to create a truly converged Swiss champion” commented Mike Fries, CEO, Liberty Global.
Jany Fruytier is Chief Financial Officer; Elmar Grasser, Chief Technical Officer; Duncan Macdonald, Chief Information Officer; Tobias Foster, Chief Human Resources Officer, Stefan Fuchs, Chief Marketing Officer; Giuseppe Bonina, Chief Sales Officer, Robert Wigger, Chief Business Officer; Françoise Clemes, Chief Customer Officer; Christoph Richartz, Chief YOL Officer; Mick Fernhout, Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer; Nadine Zollinger, General Counsel and Marcel Huber, Chief Regulatory & Access Officer.
“With the new Executive Committee, the Sunrise UPC business has a world-class team ready to lead from the front and to give the combined company the best possible start. And, as with the entire integration, I have placed particular emphasis on a stable organization, the best blend of leaders from both companies and a balanced share of responsibilities. I look forward to working with the new EC and shaping our new company’s future with all employees of Sunrise and UPC” commented André Krause, CEO of the Sunrise UPC business.
The new executive committee will take up their posts immediately.